Mayor Dickens meets with kids and youth counselors at Camp Best Friends

ATLANTA — Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens met with kids and youth counselors at Camp Best Friends on Tuesday.

The program started in 2014 and has grown steadily over the years. They’ve even added a studio for youth that may be interested in music production.

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Camp Best Friends is a program that the mayor himself attended as a child.

“To be able to see something that you know benefited you as a youth and also I know it benefited my daughter and now I’m able to see individual kids I’m seeing now and they’re enjoying it, having a good time.” Mayor Dickens said.

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The Camp Best Friends at Dunbar is for ages five to 12.

For more information about the camp, visit atlantaga.gov.

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